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Bluebird Cafe

4104 Hillsboro Rd, Nashville, TN 37215
615 383 1461
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Ranked #47 of 1,704 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Eclectic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Small place but big on talent. If you like to hear original songs by the songwriter then this is the cafe for you. We waited 2 hours to get in and it was worth it. I'm very happy we waited as we heard The Steve Leslie Trio and a new artist, Ashley Boudreau

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Dallas, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We have been to the Bluebird twice and it is always a treat. Both times we had reservations and I have to say it is the best way to do it. Otherwise you will stand out in the hot sun for a very long time. So if you know you are going take the time to go to their website... More

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Lindenhurst, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I am a huge fan of the show "Nashville" and was so excited to step inside The Bluebird. I went on a Monday in May and arrived 2 hours prior to Open Mic Night. (There are no reservations for open mic so you NEED to get there early!!) Yes, standing around in the hot sun for hours was not what... More

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Austin, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We came for dinner and got a show with a brand new guitar player. Can't remember his name, but he was okay. I did not expect to hear that he made the big time. He sang a song he wrote and I give him kudos for getting up on stage in front of lots of strangers and trying out his... More

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Dayton, OH
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I wish the website was more informative about the open mic Monday Nights. You will likely need to get there an hour before the doors open to get in. About 15 minutes beforehand the security folks will tell people coming in a cab that they should turn around. Also said to get there by 8 for the 9:30 show. I'm... More

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erika w, General Manager at Bluebird Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback! I am reviewing the information posted about our Open Mic night and will make changes so that people are better informed about what to expect. Much appreciation, - erika More

Smyrna, Delaware
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were able to get reservations online. I highly suggest reservations or you could be stuck waiting outside in a line. Small intimate place but always has a great show. Service was great, we had the nachos and they were good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went along one night without booking (it was sold out)and hoped on the off chance we'd get in. We arrived just after 8.30 for the 9pm show and there was already a line of about 15 in front of us who didn't have reservations but we got in no problem. There's a $12 cover charge and... More

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Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I went to the Bluebird with some friends earlier this month and had a great time! I made our reservation the day after they started the new reservation system and did not have any problems at all. We sat at table 17 (which is actually on the stage) and was able to see everything. We went to a Wednesday night... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were able to snag tickets in pew three for the 9pm show. It was a night to remember! The show we attended happened to be a benefit concert for a songwriting with soldiers program. We were lucky enough to see two of the premier song writers of today's country music, Ashley Gorley and Chris DeStefano. The show was incredible!... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Worst place in Nashville!!! The hostess was so nasty. Treated customers like worthless pieces of dirt. It's too bad that such a unhappy, unfriendly, rude person is working in a nice city like Nashville. Communication with staff at the Bluebird was impossible. Left the Bluebird and went to the Listening Room Cafe instead. We were welcomed immediately by the kind... More

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